As we enter October—as well as autumn in the northern hemisphere—things kick off with a fairly big AAA release that involves assassins. The rest of the week is full of new games that range from lighting lamps to choo-choos and exploring unknown galaxies, to thieves and sword action to some kind of ice related sport. In other words, yet another jam packed week of new releases to look forward to.Assassin's Creed Mirage
/ This week's AA title / Thursday 5 October
Experience the story of Basim, a cunning street thief with nightmarish visions, seeking answers and justice as he navigates the bustling streets of ninth-century Baghdad. Through a mysterious, ancient organization known as the Hidden Ones, he will become a deadly Master Assassin and change his fate in ways he never could have imagined. Nuwa
/ Monday 2 October
Nuwa is a sci-fi strategy game that focuses on the creation of creatures. You will pilot the spaceship Nuwa, to explore an unknown galaxy, witness the wonders of bizarre animals and the remains of civilizations, look for habitable planets for human immigration, and create creatures to help you transform the planet's environment. The Lamplighters League
/ This week's AA title / Tuesday 3 October
Recruit a team of misfits with unique abilities and unforgettable personalities, and chase the Banished Court to the ends of the earth in a mix of real-time infiltration, turn-based tactical combat, and a character-driven story of adventure and intrigue. Station to Station
/ Tuesday 3 October
'Station to Station' is a minimalist & relaxing game about building railway connections. Grab your conductor's hat and bring the voxel-art world to life through the magic of trains! Thief Simulator 2
/ Wednesday 4 October
The door to your robber's career is waiting! Just crowbar the lock off and force your way through the threshold. Learn skills, collect tools and become a master of the thieving trade! Sword Art Online Last Recollection
/ Thursday 5 October
Based on Sword Art Online's War of Underworld anime arc, a new story unfolds with tough challenges that await our beloved hero, Kirito, and his new friends. Players will unmask the Dark Knight and find out if Kirito and the crew will survive the relentless battling against the forces of the Dark Territory! NHL 24
/ This week's sports title / Friday 6 October
NHL 24 feels like hockey and brings the rush and fatigue of high-pressure games to life. The brand-new Exhaust Engine - powered by Frostbite - includes the Sustained Pressure and Goalie Fatigue systems to let players experience concentrated moments of intensity that hockey is known for.
The new Assassin's Creed game sounds like fun.